Makena® (hydroxyprogesterone caproate)

Authorization forms 

Medicare Part B (10/2019)


Note: Brand Makena (billed with J1729) is not covered for Traditional, Optimized, or Medicaid plans. For these plans, see:

Hydroxyprogestrone caproate

For further information on medical drugs, please see the Injectable drugs page.

Code(s): J1726

Benefit: Medical


  • Treatment of preterm labor
  • Must first try hydroxyprogesterone caproate